"you look so gothic today…..i’m into it"
“you look dead”
“i’m getting salem witch trial vibes”
"I have always been extremely sensitive to those that have gender identity issues as I feel I have gone through it as well, if even on a smaller scale. I have always identified a fair amount with the female gender … masculinity to me has always made me feel it like it wasn’t right for me."
Il Mucchio Selvaggio (October 2014)
Trigger Warning: Assault, Rape, and Abuse are recurring themes in our arts communities. The Portland Poetry Slam community came together in April 2014 to make this zine, defining, building, and protecting our safe spaces. The original zine raised over $500 from supporters nation wide to pay for free distribution of copies. Click the link for the downloadable PDF (it’s too big to just view, so go ahead, be brave, and download).
Hey, this is really important.
This zine is so good and important, please read it